02/01/2012

“How Jerusalem can help your business”: Moty Hazan to speak

The Jerusalem Business Networking Forum is hosting Jerusalem Development Authority (JDA) CEO Moty Hazan on Wednesday 18 January, when he will be speaking on the topic “How the City of Jerusalem can help your Business”. The event begins at 6pm. The JDA is a statutory authority established and operating as […]
04/09/2011

The cost of living: how expensive is Jerusalem?

This weekend has seen unprecedented demonstrations in Israel against the high cost of living, drawing a reaction from the government that this is a problem which it must speedily address.  But, from the point of view of the foreign businessman working in Israel’s capital, just how expensive is it? The […]
24/08/2011

Light railway runs — but are market forces on track too?

The keenly-awaited launch of the Jerusalem light railway’s urban transport service last Friday passed with only a few minor delays, as an estimated 40,000 passengers piled in to the 14 trains in service and enjoyed the novelty of free trips (the NIS 6.40 fare, which gives unlimited travel for 90 […]
19/08/2011

Arts and crafts fair mixes pleasure with business opportunities

This week marked the opening of Jerusalem’s annual International Arts and Crafts Fair (here), which runs until Saturday 27 August.  This event, now in its 36th year, will showcase the creative output of over 130 craftsmen and artists from 35 countries. The venue is the Khutzot Hayotzer Arts and Crafts […]
15/08/2011

Introducing the Jerusalem Business Network Forum

JBNF (the Jerusalem Business Network Forum) is a group that might prove useful to Jerusalem Business Center users.  Focused on developing Jerusalem business, JBNF explains that its vision is to make Jerusalem rival Tel Aviv and Herzliya. The group proclaims: In the last four years since we started, we have […]
14/08/2011

Good news for airport authorities, but a warning for travellers

According to figures released by the Israel Airports Authority (IAA), last month was the busiest July ever for passenger traffic through Ben Gurion Airport, with a 15% rise being recorded.  In the course of the full calendar month the airport had to process around 1.365 million passengers (this figure is […]